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Nilo Cruz

Your guide to Library resources on Nilo Cruz, Visiting Playwright-in-Residence at the UCLA Theater Department

Cuban Theater Digital Archive

"The CTDA not only serves as a repository for original materials and scholarship on the history Cuban theater, its staff is also engaged in education and outreach to its community of scholarly and artistic users on best practices for documenting and researching theater using digital tools."

Anna in the Tropics: L.A. Theatre Works Audio Recording

Off-campus access available to UCLA current students, staff, and faculty. 
An L.A. Theatre Works full-cast performance (audio theater).
Directed by Jose Luis Valenzuela. Recorded before a live audience at the Skirball Cultural Center, Los Angeles.

Anna in the Tropics

DOI: 10.5040/9781580814065.01 001-Introduction.mp3 0:00:52 002-Act I, Scene 1.mp3 0:08:42 003-Act I, Scene 2.mp3 0:09:23 004-Act I, Scene 3.mp3 0:14:07 005-Act I, Scene 4.mp3 0:06:49 006-Act I, Scene 5.mp3 0:08:03 007-Act II, Scene 1.mp3 0:16:59 008-Act II, Scene 2.mp3 0:04:38 009-Act II, Scene 3.mp3 0:17:07 010-Act II, Scene 4.mp3 0:04:08 011-Act II, Scene 5.mp3 0:04:11 012-Credits.mp3 0:01:18 013-Interview with Jimmy Smits.mp3 0:12:27 This poignant and poetic Pulitzer Prize winning play captures 1929 Florida at a time when cigars are still rolled by hand and "lectors" are employed to educate and entertain the workers.

Nilo Cruz Interview (NewsHour with Jim Lehrer, May 15, 2003)

Off-campus access available to UCLA current students, staff, and faculty. Interview focuses on Anna in the Tropics.

McCarter LIVE: In Conversation with Nilo Cruz

Watch: Nilo Cruz at the New York State Writers Institute, 2008